In fact, KM Acharya, currently secretary in department of social justice and empowerment, was recently given the additional charge of the post of secretary, department of disability affairs. Ms Chawdhary is chairperson of Professional Exam Board in Madhya Pradesh. It’s a secretary-level post.
Action and Appointments
a) Ms Vibha Puri Das, a 1976 batch Uttarakhand cadre IAS, presently secretary, department of higher education in the ministry of human resource development, has been appointed as secretary in the ministry of tribal affairs in place of Arvind Kumar Chugh, a 1974 batch Jharkhand cadre IAS who had retired.
b) Ashok Thakur, a 1977 batch Himachal Pradesh cadre IAS, presently special secretary in the department of higher education, has been appointed as secretary in the department of higher education.
c) The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has modified its earlier order and approved that Anil Swarup, a 1981 batch UP cadre IAS, may continue as additional secretary in the ministry of labour and employment for the balance period of his tenure.